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Embassy of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea celebrate the Great Leader’s birth anniversary

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Jang Yun Gon, Ambassador of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the Kingdom of Cambodia delivering his welcome address. KT/Srey Kumneth

The Embassy of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to the Kingdom of Cambodia hosted a celebration of “The Day of Shining Star”, to mark the 78th birth anniversary of the Great Leader Comrade Kim Jong Il, last Friday at Hotel Cambodiana, Phnom Penh. The event  also aimed to build closer ties of friendship and cooperation between DPR Korea and Kingdom of Cambodia.

At the celebrations, Jang Yun Gon, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of DPRK to the Kingdom of Cambodia,  said that the DPR Korea and Kingdom of Cambodia had  a long history and tradition which was based on the fraternal relations between the great comrade Kim Il Sung and His Majesty King Father Norodom Sihanouk.

Guests join the celebration. KT/Srey Kumneth

“Our people are happy to note the great successes achieved by the Royal Government and the people of Kingdom of Cambodia in building an independent and prosperous state and wish them to make good headway with their works,” the Ambassador said.

The year 2020 is a meaningful year of as it marked the 55th anniversary of the first meeting between the great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung and His Majesty King Father Norodom Sihanouk in Indonesia.

Jang Yun Gon (left) and Ouch Borith, secretary of state at the ministry of foreign affairs, have a toast to celebrate the 78th birth anniversary of the Great Leader Comrade Kim Jong II at Hotel Cambodiana, Phnom Penh. KT/Srey Kumneth
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